If you’re looking for a vibrant, easy-to-care-for tree that packs a bold punch of color and tidy form, the Crimson Century Maple is a spectacular choice. Its captivating columnar shape and stunning deep burgundy foliage transform landscapes into eye-catching masterpieces throughout the growing season and into fall.

An excellent choice for adding some all season color contrast in a long life compact tree.

What You Need To Know:

  • Appearance: Dense canopy with deep burgundy leaves that turn fiery scarlet in autumn. Upright, columnar form provides a tidy, narrow silhouette.
  • Size:
    • Height: 40-50 feet tall
    • Spread: 15-20 feet
  • Growth Rate: 2-3 feet per year after establishment.
  • Lifespan: 100+ years
  • Light Requirements: Full sun for the most vibrant color
  • Soil: Adaptable to various well-draining soil types
  • Water: Prefers regular watering when young but tolerates some drought once established
  • Hardiness Zones: USDA Zones 3b-8
Interesting Facts
  • A Modern Marvel: Developed in the 1930s in the Netherlands, the Crimson Century Maple is a relatively new cultivar, bred for its outstanding fall color and vigorous growth.
  • Wildlife Friendly: The winged seeds attract birds, adding a touch of life and movement to your garden in fall.
  • Low-Maintenance Beauty: While it benefits from occasional pruning to maintain its shape, this maple is generally low-maintenance and requires minimal fuss.

Interested In Adding This Unique Tree To Your Property?

Contact Edmonton Arborist and our expert tree planting team will bring and install your very own Crimson Century Maple!

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